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Arthur Conan Doyle

Author: Jacqueline A Jaffe
Publisher: Boston : Twayne, ©1987.
Series: Twayne's English authors series, TEAS 451.
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"Jaffe Organizes Doyle's diverse canon by genre and discusses it in the context of the late 19th century romantic revival. Devoting two chapters to the Holmes novels and stories, she shows Doyle fusing romantic assumptions with rationalist certainities, to create a uniquely popular hero: the knight-errant as master detective. Jaffe promotes renewed attention for Doyle's historical novels and scientific romances."  Read more...
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Jaffe, Jacqueline A.
Arthur Conan Doyle.
Boston : Twayne, c1987
(OCoLC)569280312
Named Person: Arthur Conan Doyle; Arthur Conan Doyle; Arthur Conan Doyle, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline A Jaffe
ISBN: 0805769544 9780805769548
OCLC Number: 15489573
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 148 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Twayne's English authors series, TEAS 451.
Responsibility: by Jacqueline A. Jaffe.

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"Jaffe Organizes Doyle's diverse canon by genre and discusses it in the context of the late 19th century romantic revival. Devoting two chapters to the Holmes novels and stories, she shows Doyle fusing romantic assumptions with rationalist certainities, to create a uniquely popular hero: the knight-errant as master detective. Jaffe promotes renewed attention for Doyle's historical novels and scientific romances." Publisher's note.

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